If your goal is to make a bold statement and work on the contrasts, then dark hardwood floors is a best way to achieve it. There is no doubt, that dark hardwood floors poses luxury look and instantly complement home decor with its rich, eye-catching color. However, there are few thing worth considering in terms of maintenance and one’s lifestyle.
Dast will be highly visible on the dark colored hardwood floor, especially if you choose to use glossy finish and/or wood stain. In addition, pets hair might be a serious concern for the pet lovers, due to high visibility.
High traffic areas of your might fade over time if not protected by rag(s) made from the natural (breathable) material, so no moisture is being concentrated. Moreover, kid’s playing area must be protected as well in order to prevent any scratches and other damages caused by sharp edges of toys and furniture. Finally, wood has natural uneven parts that could be more visible on a dark hardwood floor, as oppose to any light color wooden floors.
Although downside listed above could be a serious concern, you can easily overcome them by regular cleaning procedures. If you are willing to commit to maintain your dark hardwood floors by simply wiping it regularly and by protecting sharp edges of the furniture as well as by covering high traffic areas, you will indeed be a proud owner of a house with unique character that is highly admired by your family members and visitors.
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